Forum for Hindu Awakening’s volunteer sādhak have been working selflessly to promote Dharma education, and awaken and unite supporters of Hinduism since its found in January (Paush) 2009. Here is a glance at these inspiring Hindu activities and the positive response we have received in September 2013 (Shrawan – Bhadrapad 5115, as per the Hindu calendar). We hope they will inspire our readers to work together to understand, live and preserve Hinduism ! Join us in serving Dharma
1. Visitors to the Forum for Hindu Awakening website (www.HinduAwakening.org)
|YouTube||HinduAwakening.org||Login members||Facebook Fans||Twitter Followers||Google+|
1A. Website Ranks
|Phalgun-Chaitra(April 2013)||Chaitra-Vaishaka(May 2013)||
|Google rank||Page Rank 3||Page Rank 3||Page Rank 3||Page Rank 3||Page Rank 3||Page Rank 3|
2. Number of articles
2A. Total articles: 652
Articles published for the month of September 2013: 8
- When should the Shraddha be performed?
- What is the method of performing Tarpan and Pitru tarpan?
- What are the presiding deities and results of Shraddha?
- What is the importance of the ritual of Shraddha?
- How to perform shraddha if no Brahman is available?
- How to do immersion of Shree Ganesh idol when local government restrictions apply
- Pollution caused due to incorrect materials and immersion methods used for idols of Shree Ganesh
- Our Dharmik activities to awaken and unite Hindus worldwide in July 2013 (Ashadh 5115)
2B. News items published: 107
2C. Denigrations published: Total 4 denigration news were published on website under news section.
- Protest : ‘Delhi Art Gallery’ to exhibit paintings drawn by anti-national M F Husain
- Hindus concerned at trivialization of Hindu deities in Minneapolis play
- Protest : ‘Abused Goddesses’ campaign condemning domestic violence denigrate Hindu Deities
- Sale of novel ‘Dhundi’ calling Shri Ganesh as ‘cruel and rowdy’ stopped temporarily
3. Online prasar
3A. FHA Facebook
3A 1. Breakup of total posts made on FHA Facebook profile in July – 2013
|Sr No||Post||Post seen by people||Likes||Shares|
|1||Abused Goddesses’ campaign||12,904||140||108|
|2||Significance of BhagvanShree Ganesh||10,196||74||78|
|3||Understanding Spiritual Significance of Navratri -Hinduism-101||9,640||113||112|
|4||Pitru paksha – Hinduism Education Satsang for Children||8,668||64||44|
|5||How to Handle Shri Ganesh Idol||7,232||48||83|
|6||Why our ancestors made it a tradition to offer a red Hibiscus flower to Shree Ganpati?||7,004||62||79|
|7||Why a photo or an idol of Shree Ganesh having right sided trunk is not commonly worshiped?||6,912||59||64|
|8||Swami Vivekananda famous quote to inspire us :||6,556||102||52|
|9||I believe in Ram, can’t argue for Ram Setu to be destroyed : Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran||6,070||203||67|
|10||How a church in Maine became a Hindu temple.||5,618||59||18|
3B. Some comments from visitors
whoever is behind this page…i am very grateful to you for giving these information.. there has been many times i see a muslim or any christian they are…. soooo so into their religion….cause they are fed religion from childhood.. they know their relgion very well.. but our children or generation to come dont take pride in hinduism… this forum is a small but verrrrrrrrry significant step toward educating Hindus bout Hinduism…. and someday start taking pride in being a Hindu.. – Ms. Kalyani Jha, Bharat
3C. FHA Google+
In the month of August , 147people were added to FHA Google + and there were around 1174 likes for various posts made.
4. Regional Prasar
4A. North America
4B. Dharma prasar efforts of seekers in North America
4B 1. FHA seekers setup stall on 29th September 2013, at the 19th Annual Hindu Sangathan Divas (Hindu unity day) in New York: On Bhadrapad Krushna Dashami, Kaliyug varsh 5115 (September 29, 2013), the 19th annual Hindu unity day was held in the city of New York. Shri Jitendra Oulkar and family were able to setup stall displaying Holy texts and 2014 Panchang’s. Shri Jitendra Oulkar was invited on stage before the prominent Hindutvadis (Swami Ramdevbaba, Shri. Subramaniam Swamy) and was able to share about the mission of FHA and the importance of 2014 Panchang. Event was attended by around 500 Dharmaabhimanis.
4B 2. FHA seekers got opportunity to setup stall and conduct a presentation for two days at HMEC conference in Toronto, Canada: During two day period, starting on Bhadrapad Krushna Dwitiya, Kaliyug varsha 5115, (September 20, 2013), Toronto seekers got opportunity to participate in the Hindu Mandir Executives Council conference (HMEC). Shri. Yogesh Gandre, Sou. Sailee Gandre, Shri. Dewang Gadoya and Sou. Rishita Gadoya were able to setup an exhibition of FHA’s Holy texts, Hindu Chetana 2014 panchang and sattvik products. Shri. Yogesh Gandre gave a presentation on, “Services offered to Indian Community- Role of FHA in shaping up Hindus in North America”. The HMEC souvenir “Mandir Wani”, shared the FHA article on utilizing social networking media for spreading Hindu Dharma Education. A total of 34 Panchang’s donations were collected at the conference. Event was attended by around 250 Dharmaabhimanis.
4B 3. FHA gets opportunity to setup stall in 2 different cities in California on 14th September 2013, at the Dharma and Yoga fest
A. City of Pleasanton: On Bhadrapad Shukla Dashami, Kaliyug varsh 5115 (September 14, 2013) seekers Shri. Jitendra Dhawas and Sou.Vaishali Dhawas were able to setup a stall displaying 2014 calendars and the Panchang Flex banner. A total of 21 panchang were sold and 4 were gifted to potential Dharmaabhimanis along with distribution of 110 FHA fliers containing satsang information. Attendance of Dharmaabhimanis at the event was over 4000 while 55 curious visited the FHA stall.
B. City of Santa Clara: On Bhadrapad Shukla Dashami, Kaliyug varsh 5115 (September 14, 2013) FHA seekers Sou. Swapnaja Ranade, Shri. Dinesh Shedge, Sou. Kalpana Shedge and a seeker from Bharat were able to setup FHA stall displaying various Holy texts, incense sticks and 2014 Panchang’s and the Panchang Flex banner. A total of 20 Panchang’s were sold along with distribution of FHA fliers containing satsang information. Attendance of Dharmaabhimanis at the event was over 5000 and close to 100 curious visited the FHA stall.
5. Satsangs and Balsatsangs held in various centres
|Centre||Dharma satsangs||Bal satsangs|
6. FHA SEO Report
6A. Highlights of Adwords campaign and their result
6A. A total of 31,375 new visits were received this month to FHA website through the Google ad words campaign.
6B. Breakdown of visits as per each campaign are as per below.
|Hindu Calendar – Shravan||29,881||445,490|
|Shraadh – Pitrupaksha||1,254||39,106|
|Hinduism 101 – Pitrupaksha||120||5,839|
|Hinduism 101 – Rishipanchami||56||711|
*Impressions means, the number of people who saw our advertisement.